- Code LATN3125
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Latin
- Areas of interest Classics and Ancient History
Students continue their study of Latin literature, culture, history and language through the close study of a single author, a genre, or a theme. The special topic for each course (one per semester) will be announced in the previous year. The class will read the prescribed text in class. Topics for discussion will emerge from the reading. There will be further tuition in and revision of the grammar and syntax of Latin.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Read significant passages of the ancient text(s) studied with the aid of a dictionary and a commentary.
- Demonstrate knowledge of specific grammatical concepts and core vocabulary relevant to the text(s).
- Demonstrate an understanding of the author(s)' literary style, compositional approach and/or rhetorical effects.
- Discuss the literary, historical and cultural contexts of the text(s) studied.
Other InformationStudents may enrol in this course more than once. This course is repeatable for credit, up to a maximum of 42 units, and if repeated must be repeated with a different topic each time.
Indicative AssessmentExercises (1000 words) 20% [LO 1, 2, 3, 4]
Essay (2000 words) 25% [LO 1, 2, 3, 4]
45-minute mid-semester test 15% [LO 1, 2, 3, 4]
Final three-hour exam 40% [LO 1, 2, 3, 4]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact in language classes over 12 weeks.
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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